Ross | Mr. Automotive Compliance Professional
GMAT 710, GPA 3.7
Wharton | Mr. Digi-Transformer
GMAT 680, GPA 4
Stanford GSB | Ms. 2+2 Tech Girl
GRE 333, GPA 3.95
Stanford GSB | Ms. Healthcare Operations To General Management
GRE 700, GPA 7.3
Chicago Booth | Ms. CS Engineer To Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 3.31
Kenan-Flagler | Mr. Engineer In The Military
GRE 310, GPA 3.9
Chicago Booth | Mr. Oil & Gas Leader
GMAT 760, GPA 6.85/10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Seeking Fellow Program
GMAT 760, GPA 3
Wharton | Mr. Real Estate Investor
GMAT 720, GPA 3.3
Cornell Johnson | Ms. Chef Instructor
GMAT 760, GPA 3.3
Harvard | Mr. Climate
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4
Wharton | Mr. New England Hopeful
GMAT 730, GPA 3.65
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Bangladeshi Data Scientist
GMAT 760, GPA 3.33
Harvard | Mr. Military Banker
GMAT 740, GPA 3.9
Ross | Ms. Packaging Manager
GMAT 730, GPA 3.47
Chicago Booth | Mr. Private Equity To Ed-Tech
GRE 326, GPA 3.4
Harvard | Mr. Gay Singaporean Strategy Consultant
GMAT 730, GPA 3.3
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Electric Vehicles Product Strategist
GRE 331, GPA 3.8
Columbia | Mr. BB Trading M/O To Hedge Fund
GMAT 710, GPA 3.23
Columbia | Mr. Old Indian Engineer
GRE 333, GPA 67%
Harvard | Mr. Athlete Turned MBB Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4
Ross | Mr. Civil Rights Lawyer
GMAT 710, GPA 3.62
Stanford GSB | Mr. Co-Founder & Analytics Manager
GMAT 750, GPA 7.4 out of 10.0 - 4th in Class
Cornell Johnson | Ms. Environmental Sustainability
GMAT N/A, GPA 7.08
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Trucking
GMAT 640, GPA 3.82
Ross | Mr. Low GRE Not-For-Profit
GRE 316, GPA 74.04% First Division (No GPA)
Harvard | Mr. Marine Pilot
GMAT 750, GPA 3.98

New HBS Record For Female Admits

 

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL CLASS OF 2014

Characteristic                                       Class of 2014   Class of 2013   Class of 2012
Size of Class 925 905 876
Applications 8,963 9,331 10,368
Acceptance Rate 13% 12% 10%
Yield 90% 89% 89%
Women 40% 39% 36%
U.S. Ethnic Minorities 24% 23% 23%
International 32% 34% 34%
Average Age 27 27 26
Countries Represented 69 68 73
Undergraduate institutions represented 270 243 243
Median GMAT 730 730 724
GMAT Range 570 — 790 490 — 790 510 — 790
Citizenship: North American 72% 70% 70%
U.S. 68% 66% 66%
Asia/South Pacific 12% 13% 13%
Europe 10% 10% 12%
Central/South America 3% 4% 3%
Africa 1% 2% 1%
Oceania 2% 1% 1%
Undergraduate Majors:
Business 43%* 20% 23%
Engineering/Natural Sciences/Technical 34% 36% 33%
Humanities/Social Sciences 22% 43% 43%
Pre-MBA Work Experience:
Consulting 20% 21% 22%
Consumer Products 6% 6% 7%
Financial Services 12% 12% 14%
Venture Capital/Private Equity 16% 13% 18%
Healthcare/biotech 7% 6% 6%
High Tech/Communications 9% 9% 6%
Manufacturing 7% 14% 9%
Military 5% 5% 5%
Non-Profit 9% 8% 7%
Other Services 5% 5% 5%

Source: Harvard Business School admissions. Asterisk indicates change in category to business and economics from business in previous years

Notes: HBS also has changed a few categories for pre-MBA experience. For the Class of 2014, for example, it added an energy category which accounts for 4% of the incoming students.

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